Your First Step In The Aviation World

Get cleared for takeoff! Kilo Charlie Aviation will introduce you to flying in modern airplanes equipped with glass cockpits and the most up-to-date technology. Choose your pace of learning with our skilled instructors. We can accommodate your schedule and pace of learning. In the end, you will proudly possess an FAA Private Pilot’s License

What Can You Do With
a Private Pilot License?

Becoming a Pilot gives you FREEDOM!

Fly as many passengers as your plane legally allows
Fly in any airspace except Class A
Fly internationally
Fly for charity
Go anywhere you want, whenever you want to.

Fast Track Program

Obtain your license in as little as 1 month.
(Sold OUT)

Standard Track Program

Obtain your license in as little as 4 months.

To Begin Training

Basic Requirements

No prior knowledge or skills are required
to get started on the Private Pilot Certificate.

Must be 16 to solo and 17 to get your license

Pass FAA medical exam – Minimum 3rd Class

Able to speak and understand English

The Path To Completion

Course Outline

Introductory Flight

Training Plan

First Solo

10 hours solo time


Program Costs

Total All In Cost

RealSim & Flight hours

45 hours of flight time

60 hours with an instructor

King Ground School

Insurance Included

ForeFlight Subscription

Checkride Prep


With 25+ years of experience creating programs designed to make you the safest pilot.

RealSim SR20 Flight Simulator

Our RealSim Flight Simulator re-creates and takes you to the cockpit of a Cirrus SR20. It introduces you to the basics of instrument flying and what it’s like to fly in a full glass panel plane.

Custom Approach

Our passion is in seeing you succeed and get to your goals with Aviation. Professionally or Recreationally

Trent Kinney
Trent Kinney
As Kilo Charlie’s Student Advisor, Trent and his team of training advisors are your guide to beginning your journey into the world of aviation. Regardless of your background, they will assist you in charting a course to achieving your aviation dreams.

Talk to a Training Advisor

Our goal at Kilo Charlie is not only to be the best flight school in the Midwest, but the preferred flight school of pilots all over the U.S., and all over the world. Visit us today. We’ll show you why we are the fastest-growing flight school in the area